Tips on caring for leather sofa

Having a leather furniture is great because it has a classic and elegant models and will make your room comfortable. However, there's always dirt because of water spills, sweat, dust and mold that makes your sofa appearance dull. And for that we need to do a weekly clean to make sure its sustainability.

 For weekly maintenance, here is what you should do:

  • Use moisturizers and sofa cleansers usually they came in "2 in 1 package" such as leather care, leather cleaner and conditioner.
  • Spray a soft cloth to drugs, clean it up with wash cloth and allow up to 2-3 minutes.
  • Wipe with dry wash cloth gently. if there is a mold, you can clean it with sponge with liquid soap.Rinse with a slightly damp cloth and immediately wipe with dry fiber cloth.
  • You can apply a moisturizer after that and allow it to dry for 2-3 minutes, then wipe gently with
  • soft clean cloth.

Sometimes even with the regular maintenance, over time a layer of skin will peel and crack. If this happens you can buy liquid leather repair kit which has special heat in their kit. This way they can repair your sofa in a minutes.

Dos and don'ts for your sofa

  • Avoid cleaning the leather sofa chair using chemical cleaners because it will make the color and the surface changed    
  • Avoid using cleaning agents that are too hard because it will make the surface of the skin becomes irritated and abrasion occur.
  • Avoid placing the sofa in areas exposed to direct sunlight, such as in front of the window. Sunlight will make skin color will fade quickly and will make your sofa dry and cracked
  • Avoid high humidity because it will accelerate the growth of mold and can damage the leather.
  • The most rapid dirty or damaged on the sofa is part of the hand and the back of the head. Use cloth cover on the arms and backrest, which can be removed and washed.
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